The song of the day for Monday, July 3, 2017 is “Sing You Sinners.”
About This Song
“Sing You Sinners” was written by W. Franke Harling and Sam Coslow for the 1930 film Honey, starring Lillian Roth. The song was an early hit in 1950 for Tony Bennett. He sings the song regularly in concerts today.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Sing You Sinners” on July 20, 1950. It was release as a 78 rpm and on that newer format, the 45 rpm. Marty Manning did the arrangement and Mitch Miller was producer.
“Sing You Sinners,” as well as all the songs collected on The Columbia Singles, Vol. 1, is available from iTunes.